How would you feel if you heard in the news that I was dead?
What would you do if you found out from your friends that I was dead?

from WZRD (Ft. Dot Da Genius & Kid Cudi) – Efflictim Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Cudi admitted that these are pretty awful questions to ask someone:

I think that it’s a real jerkoff thing to say to someone you love — like, ‘What if I died? Then what?’ But that’s just basically to say, hey, life is too short — we need to fix this. [The message is] very dark in nature, but it’s still uplifting, a little bit positive

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